Discovery certificate for object 2017hck
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13928 [ 2017TNSTR1070....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-05 23:18:08
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: ATLAS

J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland (IfA, University of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), K.W. Smith, S. J. Smartt (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017hck
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ltj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:57:28.665 (254.369438571) DEC = +32:26:34.26 (32.44285)
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 05:51:21.000 (JD=2458020.7439931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 05:51:21.000
Flux: 18.093 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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